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Airplane Etiquette

The Only Time You Can Recline Your Seat And Other Travel Tips

Lewis Krell | Posted 11.12.2015 | Travel
Lewis Krell

In regular society, your neighbor does not have the right to any part of your backyard and no man is allowed to purposely block your path to a fire escape in a crowded place. Somehow during air travel all of these agreed upon laws and social customs are completely ignored.

12 Horrendous Airplane Passengers You Meet At 39,000 Feet

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.01.2015 | Travel

There are behavior rules for life -- and despite what some passengers may think, these rules do NOT disappear once you hit the sky. In fact, ther...

Is It REALLY OK To Recline Your Seat On A Plane?

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.31.2015 | Travel

Air travel is uncomfortable to begin with: The seats are tiny, the cabin is stuffy and the combination of airplane food and the sweat of a hundred tra...

9 Ways To Be A Decent Human Being On Your Next Flight

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.16.2015 | Travel

Whether it's a weekday or the busiest weekend of the year, flying can be a terrible experience. There is one easy way to make the process a little bit...

Jet-Etiquette: How To Handle the Most Annoying Airline Passengers

Jacqueline Whitmore | Posted 05.04.2015 | Travel
Jacqueline Whitmore

With spring break right around the corner, many of us will be traveling by plane to reach our destinations. But what happens when the stressful state of air travel leaves some people too frazzled to mind their manners?

7 Ways YOU Can Make Flying Better For Everyone

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.10.2015 | Travel

Flying sucks sometimes, it really does. Being trapped in a vessel the size of a preschool classroom with strangers, dangling together at 35,000 feet f...

Airline Courtesy: Shrinking Seat Etiquette

Diane Gottsman | Posted 11.09.2014 | Travel
Diane Gottsman

As airplanes become increasingly cramped and uncomfortable, good etiquette is more important than ever. Here are the new rules for air travel.

The One Thing That Nearly All Air Travelers Agree On

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 10.03.2013 | Travel

Are you one of those people who presses the seat-recline button the second the airplane reaches cruising altitude? If so, chances are the person s...

Travel Etiquette: How to Pack Your Suitcase Like a Pro

Diane Gottsman | Posted 09.12.2013 | Travel
Diane Gottsman

Whether your fall travel plans include business meetings, leaf peeping in New England or a seasonal trip to visit family, a few easy packing tips will get your trip started off on the right foot.

Pregnant or Not, I Don't Regret My Behavior in This 'Hairy' Situation

Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo | Posted 07.22.2013 | Parents
Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo

The woman in her first trimester is really getting the shaft when it comes to sympathy. She, too, is tired, nauseous and scared to death... and almost no one knows or knows why.

Airplane Etiquette: 10 Tips to a Mannerly Flight

Diane Gottsman | Posted 07.15.2013 | Travel
Diane Gottsman

Keep these tips in mind as you prepare for your next flight.

The Emily Post Guide to Flying Private

Christine Drinan | Posted 02.03.2013 | Travel
Christine Drinan

If you're lucky enough to be granted entry to the world of private plane travel, think of it as an invitation to your host's home in the sky. A little jetiquette goes far beyond not sticking your gum under the seat.

Just Turn Your Phone Off When The Plane Is Taking Off, Okay?

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 02.14.2012 | Technology

Having to turn your cellphone off during flights seems like an annoying throwback to the bygone days when planes were less steady in the skies. It see...

Queeries: The Etiquette of Porn on Planes

Steven Petrow | Posted 03.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Steven Petrow

It doesn't take much more than a dollop of common sense to know that porn on planes is wrong. It's not just the possible accidental exposure to children that makes it ill-advised. There's really nobody who needs to see anyone else's private Idaho.